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From Federico Delpino   28 February 1870

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Transformism explains rudimentary organs, and teratology, which are otherwise inexplicable.

Looking forward to publication of Descent

and CD’s expected book on "Variation in nature" [see Variation 1: 4].

Author:  Federico Delpino
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Feb 1870
Classmark:  DAR 162: 146
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7120

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From V. O. Kovalevsky   28 February [1870]

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Describes his brother Alexander’s discovery of male of Bonellia, a striking example of dimorphism. Encloses a plate with notes on his brother’s work.

The difficulty his wife, Sofya Kovalevsky, has had as a woman in being admitted to Berlin University. Kirchow [Gustav Robert Kirchhoff], at Heidelberg, has taken an interest in her.

Author:  Vladimir Onufrievich Kovalevsky (Владимир Онуфриевич Ковалевский)
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  28 Feb [1870]
Classmark:  DAR 169: 61
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7121

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